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Rain chases Cubs, Bucs off the field again

The first game of a key series between two NL wild-card hopefuls is on hold again thanks to a second rain delay at PNC Park (on ESPN/WatchESPN).

4hJohn Keim

Redskins WR Jackson: 'No one can stop me'

When DeSean Jackson was asked Monday how one teammate, cornerback Chris Culliver, challenged him in practice, the wide receiver made one point clear: "I don't think no one can guard me."

2hDan Graziano

Source: Brady to appear at Aug. 12 hearing

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will appear in person for a court-mandated Deflategate settlement hearing Aug. 12 in New York City, a source confirmed to ESPN on Monday.

Rousey KO's Correia in claymation (0:29)
Romo, Witten Conversation (5:07)
Sports Matter: Episode 1 presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods (4:00)
CFL player forgets how to play Canadian football (1:15)
Someone get this kangaroo a putter (0:30)
10hDarren Rovell

Sources: Adidas makes $200M bid for Harden

Adidas has submitted a bid of $200 million over 13 years to sign Rockets forward James Harden, whose deal with Nike recently expired, sources told ESPN.com.

Goalkeeper eats burger thrown by fan (0:35)
Face to Face: Missy Franklin (4:11)
Butler's one-handed grab (0:15)
10hBuster Olney

Mets fans deserve standing ovation

It was largely the passion of Mets fans -- their declared frustration, their anger -- that drove their team's front office to make changes in Queens.

Yasiel Puig: This Is SportsCenter (Walk-up Music) (0:30)
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1dSteve Wulf

How MLB deflated potential equipment scandal

Remember The Great Glove Grapple of 1990? Probably not, because unlike the NFL with Deflategate, MLB took the air out of rampant mitt growth without creating controversy, Steve Wulf writes.

Fitzgerald: Need to finish games (2:04)
Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers work out, part 2 (0:13)
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6hJohn Clayton

Clayton: 49ers run game still a focus

In San Francisco, an efficient running game was a constant during the Jim Harbaugh years. Everything has changed, but the focus on the run game shouldn't, as John Clayton explains.


Bills suspend O-line coach Kromer for 6 games

The Bills announced the suspension of offensive line coach Aaron Kromer for the first six games of the season, the penalty for a July incident that led to assault charges for Kromer and his son.

Star Lotulelei carted off with injured foot (0:39)
How will they line up: Premier League season preview 2015-16 (2:52)
Mel Kiper Jr.'s tire woes (2:23)


Rays prevail in Chicago

In a game that saw two ties and three lead changes, the Rays plated one run in the ninth on Mikie Mahtook's single to take a 5-4 win in the series opener. Alexei Ramirez tried to score the game-tying run from second on Adam LaRoche's single in the ninth, but Kevin Kiermaier threw him out. The Rays moved to two games back in the AL wild card race. Box score


What do Pirates fans do on rain delays?

Simple. They dance to "Gangnam Style."


A warm welcome home

The Special Olympics volleyball team from Flint, Michigan, won gold at the World Games, and the team returned home tonight to hundreds of people welcoming them at the Flint Bishop International Airport. Said coach Sheila Gafney: “Wow! I’m pretty sure half of Flint is here!”

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Garcia hits walk-off homer in 12th

The Braves rallied from deficits of six runs and two runs to force extras and took the series opener against the visiting Giants on Adonis Garcia's first career walk-off homer -- a 2-run shot in the 12th. All three of Garcia's homers this season have given the Braves the lead. Box score

Pete Rose hopeful for HOF eligibility

"I'm the one who made the mistake. If I'm ever given a second chance, I'll be the happiest guy in the world," Rose told a crowd during a radio appearance with the Carmen & Jurko Show on ESPN 1000 this afternoon.

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O's in front behind Jones, Davis

Adam Jones' 19th double this season pushed the Orioles' lead to 4-0 over the A's in the third, adding to Chris Davis' three-run homer in the first -- his 27th this season. Follow live

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Tonight was the 18th time this season a Mets starter went at least 7 IP without allowing a walk. Next highest is Blue Jays with 15.

Putting Rousey's speed into perspective

Just how fast does Ronda Rousey take care of business in the Octagon? Her last four fights lasted a total of 130 seconds. That's enough time for Usain Bolt to run a 100-meter race 13 times. 130 seconds in other sports

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Doug Padilla @ESPNChiSox

The Grady Sizemore of old has reurned. This time it's a long home run to RF. White Sox 4, Rays 4, T8.

Chipper Jones @RealCJ10

One team I would not wanna play the rest of the season.......the New York Mets!! They got some fellas that can flat out....BRING IT!!!

Nats suffer fourth straight loss

The Diamondbacks hit four HRs to back rookie Zack Godley's six scoreless innings and defeated the Nats 6-4 for their seventh win in nine games.


Céspedes, Mets crush Marlins

Yoenis Cespedes drove in four runs on three doubles, and the Mets captured their fourth straight win in a 12-1 victory over the Marlins to take sole possession of first place in the NL East.


Padres soaring in the seventh

The Brewers hit a HR in the sixth while still trailing, but the Padres answered at the top of the seventh with back-to-back runs for a 13-3 lead. San Diego has scored in every inning except the sixth, making the 13 runs the most its scored since recording 14 on May 1 against the Rockies. Follow live


3 for you, Beltre? You go, Beltre!

Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre joins Bob Meusel, Babe Herman and Long John Reilly as the only players with 3 cycles in MLB history (via Elias). Beltre has 3 RBIs as the Rangers lead the Astros 12-7 heading into the seventh. Follow live


Pirates answer back in bottom of 3rd

Bucs RF Gregory Polanco doubled to deep right to score 1B Michael Morse as the Pirates tied it at 1 vs. the Cubs. They missed a chance to plate any more as Andrew McCutchen grounded out with men on second and third to end the inning. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Adrian Beltre hits for the cycle

The Rangers 3B homered to left in the 5th, completing the third cycle of his career and 9th in Rangers history. The Rangers have four of the last eight cycles in MLB as they lead the Astros 12-7 in the sixth. Follow live


Final: Mets 12, Marlins 1

Yoenis Cespedes tallied 3 doubles and 4 RBIs and Bartolo Colon tossed 8 innings of 1-run ball as New York took over sole possession of first place in the NL East with its 4th consecutive win. Box score


White Sox tie game with one swing

Jose Abreu smacked a two-run shot in the sixth, and the White Sox and Rays are tied at 2 in Chicago. But the Rays are threatening to score with a man on third and no outs in the seventh. Follow live

After long rain delay, Cubs strike first

Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo's RBI single in the top of the third scored 2B Addison Russell as Chicago takes the 1-0 lead in Pittsburgh. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN

Braves battle back, force extras

A.J. Pierzynski crushed a homer to right field with two outs to erase a two-run deficit and pull the Braves even with the visiting Giants at 7-7. Follow live

Someone get this kangaroo a putter

This kangaroo has a real fascination with the flagsticks on an Australian golf course. An adorable, relentless fascination.